Magic Pulled in $52M, Cortex Got $35M, and More Bay Area Tech News (Swing Education Mention)

By Cassidy Ritter
06/05/2023 – Built In SF


“We’re thrilled to have Apax Partners and Reach Capital as strategic investors. The need for substitute teachers is acute. This additional funding highlights the current strain on our schools and positions Swing to grow our impact, placing even more substitute teachers in even more classrooms.”— Mike Teng, CEO of Swing Education…. Read more on Built In SF website here.

By |June 6th, 2023|Categories: Client Articles, Swing|Tags: |

Students Flourish in the Spaces Between our Focus on the Core Curriculum

By Al Kingsley
06/05/2023 – The Learning Counsel

Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Adam Mendler, host of the popular leadership podcast Thirty Minute Mentors. Adam has spoken with hundreds of Fortune 500 leaders, four-star generals, professional athletes, and Olympic Gold Medalists for their lessons in leadership. In talking with him for my own podcast on NetSupport Radio, I asked if he could relate the insights he’s gleaned from his long list of impressive guests to […]

By |June 6th, 2023|Categories: Client Articles, NetSupport|Tags: |

Turnitin Adds AI Detection Capabilities to Popular Anti-Plagiarism Platform

While technology is behind the problem, it may also be the solution. In April 2023, Turnitin, the Software as a Service plagiarism detection tool used widely by schools at all levels of education since 1998, released AI-writing detection capabilities as part of its platform. This AI-detection tool identifies text that has been “assembled” by a […]

By |June 5th, 2023|Categories: Client Articles, Swing|Tags: |

K-12 Dealmaking: Substitute Teaching Startup Secures $38M; Amplify Raises Undisclosed Series C

By Michelle Caffrey
06/02/2023 –  Edweek Market Brief

Swing Education raised $38 million in a Series C round aimed at helping the company, which connects schools with substitute teachers, expand its platform and work to address the national shortage of substitutes…. Read the entire Market Brief article.

By |June 3rd, 2023|Categories: Client Articles, Swing|Tags: |

San Francisco-Based Swing Education Raises $38M in Series C Funding

By Shalini Pathak
06/02/2023 – Edtech Review

Swing Education, an online staffing marketplace that connects substitute teachers with schools, announced that it has raised $38M in its Series C Funding. The round was led by funds advised by Apax Partners LLP (“Apax”), a leading global private equity advisory firm, and by edtech investment firm Reach Capital. The San Francisco-based company will utilize the Capital to grow the pool of qualified substitute teachers and school district partners across the areas […]

By |June 2nd, 2023|Categories: Client Articles, Swing|Tags: |

Swing Education Secures $38 Million in Series C Funding: A Revolutionary Solution to the Substitute Teacher Crisis

Angela Scott-Briggs
06/01/2023 – Tech Bullion

San Francisco-based Swing Education has made a groundbreaking announcement of raising $38 million in its Series C funding round. This funding round, led by Apax Partners LLP (“Apax”) and edtech investment firm Reach Capital, will be instrumental in addressing a long-standing issue plaguing the education sector – the shortage of qualified substitute teachers. As Swing […]

By |June 2nd, 2023|Categories: Client Articles, Swing|Tags: |